Historical Events In 1040
Sunday, 03 July 2022
Mar 17 Harold Harefoot (Harold I), King of England (1035-40), dies in the year 1040.
May 21 King Henry III gives Utrecht the Groninger currency on this day in history.
Jul 10 On this day in history lady Godiva rides naked on horseback to force her husband, the Earl of Mercia, to lower taxes
Aug 15 King Duncan I is killed in battle against his first cousin and rival Macbeth. The latter succeeds him as King of Scotland on this day in history.
Aug 15 King Duncan I of Scotland in the year 1040.